Friday 13th Dec, 2019
Wagons without bogies at the Bradken commissioning site at Kwinana, WA. Photo: Bradken

Shareholder chatter as Bradken rejects another bid

Rail wagon supplier Bradken will reportedly receive pressure from its shareholders over another failed takeover bid last week. Bradken’s board…
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Leader Street Crossing. Photo: Google

‘Substantial’ damage to Aurizon train in Mile End collision

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau will investigate last week’s collision between two trains at Mile End, South Australia. The Australian…
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iron ore derailment - Photo ATSB

‘Lateral harmonic wagon oscillation’ caused 2014 derailment, ATSB says

The derailment of an Aurizon iron ore train in WA last year was initiated by “lateral harmonic vehicle oscillation,” the…
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Pacific National - Credit Asciano

Asciano weighs in on workplace relations

Asciano has voiced support for the Fair Work Amendment (Bargaining Processes) Bill 2014 that would mandate that productivity improvement discussions…
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FMG railway - photo FMG

FMG with its back against the wall?

As the spot price for iron ore continues its unprecedented descent, Australia’s third-biggest iron ore miner, and owner of one…
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Leader Street Crossing. Photo: Google

ARTC dealing with two-train incident

A collision between a pair of freight trains resulted in the derailment of four wagons yesterday morning at Mile End,…
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Roy Hill train - Photo GE Roy Hill

Hi-tech, high power: Exploring Roy Hill’s new locos

Gina Rinehart described them as some of the best looking machines she’d ever seen in the Pilbara. But just what…
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John Anderson - Toowoomba City Council

Anderson calls for rail innovation

Australian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI) boss John Anderson says innovation in the rail industry could be the key to…
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